The House of Hanover: The Poor Relations (Part 1)

Guest article written by: Alan Freer Throughout the spring of 1714 the massive bulk of Queen Anne drifted towards her inevitable expiration. She was meeting her end at a time of dynastic crisis. The Act of Settlement, passed by Parliament in 1701, stipulated that the monarch had to be of the Protestant faith and that… Continue reading The House of Hanover: The Poor Relations (Part 1)